Mohammad Javad Zarif, who has been nominated to continue to serve as foreign minister in President Hassan Rouhani’s second term, said on Saturday economic diplomacy and the boosting of ties with neighboring countries will be the Foreign Ministry’s top two priorities in the next four years.
The European Union, which supervises the implementation of the landmark July 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, says all parties to the agreement remain committed to its implementation, rejecting Iran’s view that a recent batch of sanctions introduced in the United States should be seen as a violation of the deal.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said the nuclear agreement has not reduced US enmity toward the Iranian nation, noting that one of the reasons behind Washington’s disappointment at the current status quo is its failure to change Iran’s principal regional policies under the post-nuclear deal circumstances.
Buses carrying Syrians, including terrorists and their families and refugees, left camps in a Lebanese border area bound for a terrorist-held part of Syria on Wednesday under a truce deal between Lebanon’s resistance movement Hezbollah and the Nusra Front terror group, a security source and Hezbollah TV said.
Germany has decided to delay the signing of a major military deal with Israel after reports emerged saying officials in the occupied Palestinian territories have been involved in bribery and money laundering around the deal.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the Islamic Republic has been abiding by its commitments under the historic nuclear deal with world powers, but the US has been violating the agreement.
President Donald Trump is expected to re-certify that Iran is complying with its nuclear deal, multiple US administration officials said, meaning Trump will go along with a deal which he once promised to “tear up.”
Germany's Volkswagen and Iranian automaker Mammut Khodro plan to set up a new joint production line to produce cars in the near future, announced deputy minister of industry, mine and trade for industries affairs.